Apr 18, 2014 14:31 Photos: CATS riders Photos: CATS riders Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Jon Chesler talks about the first week of service for CATS with its new routes. Chesler was traveling from Cortana Mall (a new hub) with his purchases. Advocate story April 18, 2014 Comments Last week, CATS rolled out its long-anticipated new schedules, with shorter trip times and additional bus routes. After the initial shock of learning a completely new system wore off, riders generally seemed pleased with the changes. CATS CEO Bob Mirabito said he thought the first week of service went reasonably well, and the service is bound to get better as both drivers and riders get acclimated to the changes.